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' charming woman in middle life. She
looked half-Indian, but there was
high refinement in the sweet face and
on the noble forehad.
"That was her," said the old fron
tiersman in a low-tone. "There ain't
many know it now, and we old-timers
don't do much talking."
"That was Lida?" I demanded in
credulously. "Fact, sir. She'd gone up north
on snowshoes, 290 miles;or more, and
she found him and pulled him
through his illness and a brother mis
sionary married them there. That
was what was wrong in her, you see.
She thought all men were like the
kind she'd known. And when a wom
an thinks that of men, or a man of
women well, it's against nature.
She learned differently in those
nights and days when she sat at his
bedside tending him. And that was
what broke up the badness in her.
But we don't speak of that, because
she's president of our Ladies' club
and her eldest's in the Canadian
bank doing well, too, they tell me."
"Snoggles says the principal rea
son he married Miss Billyuns was
that they would have so much in
"Sure! Her money."
Italy has sent 11,000 tons of lard
into Switzerland; probably greasing
$he way into Germany.
Frances Bumham and Her Disap
pearing Beauty Spot
Los Angeles, Cal. Here's fashion's
newest wrinkle the disappearing
beauty spot, introduced by Frances
Hitherto the beauty spot has
adorned some portion of the face
where it was always visible. Now
comes an innovation. Miss Bumham
has set a new example by putting the
beauty spot in such a positionjon the
eyelid that it cannot -be seen except
when the eyelid droops. A very flir
tatious little weapon indeed is this
new beauty spot, for a sly little wink
will always bring it into view. But
Miss Bumham claims that it is not
necessary to wink to show the ad
vantages of this latest fashion nov
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